Parkinson’s Disease

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Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease (PD) belongs to a group of conditions called movement disorders.

Parkinson’s disease occurs when nerve cells (neurons) in an area of the brain known as the substantia nigra, die or become impaired.

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Alzheimer’s Disease (Dementia)

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Alzheimer’s Disease (Dementia)

Dementia describes a brain disorder that seriously impairs a person’s ability to carry out normal, daily activities.

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Neuropathy

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Neuropathy

Neuropathy is a collection of disorders that occurs when nerves of the peripheral nervous system (the part of the nervous system outside of the brain and spinal cord) are damaged.

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Stroke

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Stroke

A stroke is a sudden event affecting the brain’s blood supply. In an ischemic stroke, a blood vessel that supplies the brain becomes blocked. In a hemorrhagic stroke, a blood vessel in the brain bursts.

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Migraine / Headache

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Migraine /  Headache

Migraine headaches are a common type of vascular headache experienced by about 12% of people.

Headaches are very common and are responsible for millions of doctor visits each year. More than 9 in 10 adults will experience a headache sometime in their life.

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Seizures / Epilepsy

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Seizures / Epilepsy

Generalized seizures are a type of seizure that involve the entire brain and which can lead to a loss of consciousness, falls, or massive muscle spasms.

Having a seizure does not mean that a person has epilepsy. Only when a person has had two or more seizures is he or she considered to have epilepsy.

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Multiple Sclerosis

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Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic, often disabling disease that attacks the central nervous system (CNS). It is a life-long chronic disease that usually afflicts young adults.

 

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Pain: Central Pain Syndrome

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Pain: Central Pain Syndrome

What is central pain syndrome?

Central pain syndrome is a neurological condition caused by damage to or dysfunction of the central nervous system (CNS), which includes the brain, brainstem, and spinal cord.

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